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Major US automotive group United Components Inc. (UCI) (in the Carlyle portfolio) today announced the $40m sale of its UK subsidiary, Flexible Lamps to Truck-Lite Inc., a subsidiary of Penske Group, the major US automotive sales, leasing and racing group, founded by legendary American road-racer, Roger Penske, owner of Penske Racing. London-based international divestiture specialists Shield Corporate Finance served as financial advisor to UCI on the transaction.

With the help of Shield, a quartet of savvy investors have joined multi award-winning entrepreneur Susan Achmatowicz to steer exciting growth in Country Lanes, Britain's leading active travel specialist.

Pupils at Canford School in Dorset were given expert help in deciding their future professions at a Careers Symposium supported by business leaders, including M&A specialist Dr. David Young, Chief Executive of Shield Corporate Finance.

A Deal Maker, a Mentor and a Business Leader have teamed up to tackle the big issue every owner-manager faces but few can freely discuss: How best to extract the value in my business?

Highland hotel group 'Freedom of the Glen Ltd' achieved an excellent exit through a carefully negotiated sale to Swallow Hotels, the acquisitive hotel group based in Kent, with help from Shield Corporate Finance.

Shield director, Douglas McNeill, explains how to make your company so mouthwateringly irresistible, potential buyers will be drooling in anticipation!

Shield's CEO answered Sixth Formers' questions about work in "The City & Finance" at a Careers Symposium organised by Canford School last week.

"When business owners are thinking about selling or merging, it's essential they take independent specialist advice at the very earliest stage", says Shield's David Young.

The managers of a world class access control company have secured all the equity in an MBO from Upperpoint Manufacturing, with Shield's advice.  

Two businessmen, who started their IT company in a garage after leaving college in the late 80s, this week sold their 70-strong business to a national accountancy software group at a premium, with help from Shield.

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